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No Scenes of Stately Majesty

Here’s a song that I personally enjoy by Enya’s sister, Moya Brennan, and I thought that it would be appropriate for Easter reflections!

Enjoy!

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Stained Glass Masquerade

This is a song that I love by Casting Crowns. It reminds me of Jordan’s workshop from camp. It is so convicting because it becomes very easy to live your life at church like there’s nothing wrong with you on the inside, and I believe that this song captures this nicely.

 

“Is there anyone that fails?
Is there anyone that falls?
Am I the only one in church today feeling so small?

‘Cause when I take a look around
Everybody seems so strong
I know they’ll soon discover
That I don’t belong

So I tuck it all away, like everything’s okay
If I make them all believe it, maybe I’ll believe it too
So with a painted grin, I play the part again
So everyone will see me the way that I see them

Are we happy plastic people
Under shiny plastic steeples?
With walls around our weakness
And smiles to hide our pain?
But if the invitation’s open
To every heart that has been broken
Maybe then we close the curtain
On our stained glass masquerade

Is there anyone who’s been there?
Are there any hands to raise?
Am I the only one who’s traded
In the altar for a stage?

The performance is convincing
And we know every line by heart
Only when no one is watching
Can we really fall apart

But would it set me free
If I dared to let you see
The truth behind the person
That you imagine me to be

Would your arms be open
Or would you walk away?
Would the love of Jesus
Be enough to make you stay?

Are we happy plastic people
Under shiny plastic steeples?
With walls around our weakness
And smiles to hide our pain?
But if the invitation’s open
To every heart that has been broken
Maybe then we close the curtain
On our stained glass masquerade

Well if the invitation’s open
To every heart that has been broken
Maybe then we close the curtain
On our stained glass masquerade

Is there anyone that fails?
Is there anyone that falls?
Am I the only one in church today feeling so small?”